The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.19% 12.50% 15.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.22% 16.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 93.67% 75.00% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 9 14
Average daily rate £343 £225 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.22% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £378 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -47.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) MS Project
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Budget Control
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Project
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Development Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Budget Control
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) ION Trading